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Governance in point-of-care ultrasound 

Governance in point-of-care ultrasound
Governance in point-of-care ultrasound
Focused Intensive Care Ultrasound

Peter Macnaughton

, and Marcus Peck


The performance and interpretation of ultrasound examination are very user-dependent that require significant training and experience. This chapter details the processes that should be adopted within an intensive care unit using point-of-care ultrasound to ensure that practitioners are appropriately trained and are able to maintain and develop their skills. The chapter also outlines recommendations regarding good practice in reporting and image storage, together with guidance regarding equipment management, to ensure patient safety.

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